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Research Technician II at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2019-004
Location: Ibadan, Oyo and Kano
Contract: 2-year renewable contract
Slot: 2 Openings

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Assist in planning and planning and establishment of laboratory, screen house and field trials and data collection;
  • Assist in post-harvest data management and analysis;
  • Partiticipate in any training program for visiting students and appraisal exercise for technicians;
  • Suprvise subordinate staff and students on Students industrial work experience scheme (SIWES);
  • Carry out assignments of ad-hoc nature as may be delegated by the supervisor.


  • OND in Crop Production, General Agriculture or related discipline with minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar functions or related roles in a structured organization.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Good computer skills in MS-office and xxcknowledge in experimental design and statistical analysis.
  • Basic knowledge of crop management operations especially in seed production farms;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work pressure;
  • Good interpersonal relationships with other colleagues.

We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format, The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package

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13th February, 2019.

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